The chairman of Somalia’s South west state election commission has resigned Monday made allegations of “blatant and unabashed’ attempts by some candidates to manipulate the outcome of the forth coming governor elections in the region, officials say.
Afro Ibrahim, who had held the post of the regional state’s election commission for months and has been seen by many as a close ally of the region’s powerful president Sharif Hassan Aden said he has resigned from his position for personal reasons. He declined to give further details during a press conference in Baidoa, the state’s provincial capital.
In addition, all the other remaining officials of the election commission have also resigned from their posts on Monday evening, officials told media,
Just hours before Mr. Ibrahim announced his resignation, the electoral body started registering candidates running in the forth coming governors election, with the former al-Shabab’s deputy leader Mukhtar Robow became the first candidate to receive his election certificate, albeit a recent statement by the central government which disqualified him from the election run, citing US sanctions still placed on him.
The South West State of Somalia. Former Al-Shabaab leader Mukhtar Robow Ali should be in prison or execute former Al-Shabaab funder he committed a lot of crimes Rape Murderer Blackmail, Extortion killing thousands innocent.
Somali people Somali government rewards him as to run office South West election is insulted those families lost loved one. Mukhtar Robow said if he is not successful, he would welcome the candidate for the post and dismiss the outcome of any obstacle.